The Badagry MegaPort and Free Zone is a project aimed at developing a new, ultra-modern port and free zone in Nigeria, in order to create a platform that promotes national and regional development in the country. Among the partnerships and joint ventures built by Sebastien Clamorgan, Venia International played the relevant role of deal maker, broker and representative of a stakeholder’ interests.
Sebastien Clamorgan, the role of Venia International in port management projects
The investment activities of Venia International, the global consulting and investment firm led by Sebastien Clamorgan, are various and range from the fields of Shipping, Food and Beverage, to those of Security, Consumer Goods, and Real Estate. With a particular focus on Africa and the Middle East, the firm is as well active in the creation of joint ventures and partnerships in the port management sector. Among the latter, one recent project is the one concerning the Badagry MegaPort and Free Zone in Nigeria, whose aim is to allow companies to conduct business on a local level, while taking advantage of the assets and expertise within the area. The project was developed thanks to the creation of a partnership between private entities, and is overseen by the Nigerian Port Authorities. To achieve the results set by the project, some of the most successful companies in Nigeria have been brought together, with the goal of delivering a successful Greenfield port & Free Zone. The global consulting and investment firm Venia International played the key role of deal maker, broker and representative of a stakeholder’ interests, thus expanding the number of port management projects in which the firm participates.
The story of the firm led by Sebastien Clamorgan
Venia International is a global consulting and investment firm founded by Sebastien Clamorgan in the late Nineties. With the main goal of opening the gateways to Africa and the Middle East, the firm managed to become the reference point in the area thanks to the several projects carried out in sectors such as Oil and Gas, Shipping, Food and Beverage, Security, Consumer Goods, and Real Estate. With more than 25 years of activity, the firm supported the establishment of many international brands, and set up relevant business partnerships with key players. By means of its regional know-how, Venia International provides crucial insights into markets and offers companies local content to ensure that they comply with the relevant policies and regulations in force where businesses are run. In addition, the firm supports its partners by providing advice on the most suitable approach for successful businesses, and by means of strategic planning processes. Recognized as a reference point in the Middle East and North Africa area, today Venia International keeps on creating big partnerships with international players, like the one built with Eat’n’go, a Nigerian restaurant group dedicated to bringing Food & Beverage brands to Africans, or the recent Slum2School initiative followed by the firm led by Sebastien Clamorgan. Nowadays Venia International boasts over 3,000 employees, and is experiencing big economic growth as a result of the investments made.